Dover, New Hampshire Passport Office Information

Last Reviewed on March 16th, 2022

How to get a passport in Dover, NH: Passport Offices & Application Process

Dover Post Office
133 Washington St
Dover NH, 3820

In Dover, New Hampshire there is only a single passport office location (e.g. acceptance agent). These passport offices are part of the application process for a new adult or child passport application. The Dover passport office clerks are official "acceptance agents" for the Passport Agency and can witness your signature and seal your passport documents (if you do not need your passport application sealed then you do not need to visit an acceptance agent).

In addition to the 1 passport office in Dover, there are (53) other passport offices in New Hampshire from which you can get a passport application sealed at. If you are not needing a passport for at least (4-6) weeks, you can visit the sole passport acceptance agent listed below the map on this web page. If you need it faster than that, please see: closest regional passport offices to Dover, New Hampshire and Expedited Passport service options for Dover.

Local passport offices are typically post offices, county clerk offices, and other government offices (Keep in mind: that not all county clerks, and not all post offices are acceptance agents). These local passport offices don't issue passports; the clerks (acceptance agents) at a local office can witness your signature and "officially" seal your passport application. There is a $35 fee for sealing your application and supporting documentation. Renewals do not need to visit an acceptance agent.

Passport Offices in Dover New Hampshire

Showing the single passport office in Dover:

Dover Post Office

133 Washington St
Dover, NH 03820


Other passport offices near Dover New Hampshire

South Berwick Post Office - South Berwick - 4.1 Miles
Durham Post Office - Durham - 4.4 Miles
Rochester Post Office - Rochester - 7.3 Miles
Kittery Post Office - Kittery - 9.5 Miles
Portsmouth Post Office - Portsmouth - 9.5 Miles
Nottingham Post Office - Nottingham - 10.5 Miles
York Post Office - York - 11.2 Miles
Epping Post Office - Epping - 12.9 Miles
Exeter Post Office - Exeter - 13.6 Miles
Sanford Post Office - Sanford - 15 Miles

Regional Passport Offices Close to Dover

These are passport issuing facilities. You will need to make an appointment and present proof of upcoming travel but in most cases, you will be able to get passport renewal, new passports, child passports, or a lost passport replacement Same Day or Next Day.

National Passport Center - 8.6 Miles
Boston Passport Agency - 50.9 Miles
Vermont Passport Agency - 135.1 Miles
Connecticut Passport Agency - 174.9 Miles
New York Passport Agency - 203.4 Miles

Dover, New Hampshire Passport Forms & Application Guides

Getting a passport in Dover is easy, it depends on what type of passport application you are doing and how quickly you need it processed. We've written the following passport guides, it doesn't matter if you are in Dover or not as the process will be similar regardless of where you are, The standard passport processing times right now are 10 to 12 weeks to receive your passport.

* Anyone applying for a new passport in Dover will need to visit a passport office.
* Please see regional passport offices close to Dover, there is one less than 100 miles from Dover.
* To renew your passport, you do NOT need to visit a passport office.

Please select the appropriate guide from the list:

Passport Renewal in Dover

Just a quick note about passport renewals because it will save you a lot of time, money, and hassles. It doesn't matter where you are, if you are in Dover or any other city in New Hampshire or any other state for that matter. If you have your old passport that is in good condition, it expired less than 5 years ago (or hasn't expired yet) and you are an adult - you can simply do your renewal paperwork online at the Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs and mail it in with new passport photos. It is currently taking 10-12 weeks standard processing or 4-6 weeks for expedited processing. If you need to renew it faster, you MUST have proof of travel and you must visit a regional passport office yourself, the closest ones to Dover are listed below. If this is not possible or you want to avoid going there yourself, please only then consider using a passport expeditor.

Passport Service for Cities Near Dover

Residents of the following cities that are close to Dover can consider using the passport office services in Dover for their passport application sealing needs.

Somersworth New Hampshire, Berwick Maine, South Berwick Maine, Durham New Hampshire, Newington New Hampshire, Barrington New Hampshire, Rochester New Hampshire, Newmarket New Hampshire, North Berwick Maine, Kittery Maine, Portsmouth New Hampshire, York Corner Maine, Nottingham New Hampshire, Kittery Point Maine, Stratham New Hampshire, Northwood New Hampshire, Rye New Hampshire, Ogunquit Maine, Milton New Hampshire, Exeter New Hampshire

Passport Expediting in Dover, New Hampshire

In a hurry and travelling soon? You can use a company that expedites passports in Dover. Passport expediting companies charge their own set of fees for their service in addition to the government passport application fee and government expediting fee. The cost gets more expensive the faster your passport is needed and it's actually not any faster than visiting a regional passport office yourself. However, using an expediting service is highly convenient as you won't have to go to a regional passport office yourself (for any DS11 application, you will still need to visit a local acceptance agent to get your documents sealed).

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Frequently Asked Questions About Passports in Dover, New Hampshire

We make the passport application process easier and make getting a passport in Dover simplier. Our guide to how and where to get a passport in Dover contains all the passport office information you will need but often times there are still questions:

What is the application process of getting a passport in Dover?

The process of getting a passport is pretty much the same wherever you are, however because this is about getting a passport in Dover, you get the extra advantage of being really close to the National Passport Center, this is great if you need a passport fast. However, with most new passport applicants, the journey will start by going to a local acceptance agent; there is only one passport office in Dover.
The basic process: fill out the DS-11 New Passport Application, take it with your proof of identity, passport photos, and passport fees to the only passport office in Dover to witness your signature and seal the documents. Wait 10-12 weeks.
For complete in-depth details see: New Passport Application Guide

How fast can I get a passport in Dover?

There are a couple of different methods to getting your passport processed, which route you choose will determine how fast your passport will be received. By going to a passport service office in Dover, you have the choice between standard mail-in service (currently taking 10-12 weeks) or expedited mail-in service (takes 4-6 weeks). If you need it faster, luckily for Dover residents, there is a regional passport facility only 8.6 miles away. It's possible to make an appointment at the National Passport Center and get a passport there if you have proof of travel within 72 hours.

Please also check the nearby regional passport office list for other regional, passport-issuing facilities near Dover as there are other options available.

How much does a passport cost in Dover?

Unlike drivers licenses and state IDs, passports are a Federal (national) document, it costs the same no matter what city or state you are in, $130 ($165 with acceptance agent fee) for adult passports and $100 ($135 with acceptance agent fee) for child passports. There may be some additional fees and / or expenses that you might need to pay, please see passport fees for an explaination of all passport fees and costs.

Where to get passport photos in Dover?

One of the most common questions we get asked is where "where should I get my passport photos taken at?" First, have a look at our in-depth passport photo guide so you know everything there is to know about passport photos. Here are the major stores that take and print passport photos near Dover.

It is recommended that you call to confirm that your chosen location offers passport photos onsite.

UPS Store - Dover - (0.8 mi)
Photo Center
422 Central Ave
Dover NH 03820
(603) 750-3012
Price: Cost varies by location
Walgreens #10780 - Dover - (0.9 mi)
Northwest Corner Of Central & Glenwood
1 Glenwood Ave
Dover NH 03820
(603) 749-4136
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
CVS #10463 - Dover - (1.2 mi)
Photo Center
118 Central Ave
Dover NH 03820
(603) 742-3995
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walmart Somersworth Supercenter - (2 mi)
Photo Center
59 Waltons Way
Somersworth NH 03878
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #4314 - Somersworth - (2.8 mi)
Photo Center
338 High Street
Somersworth NH 03878
(603) 692-6636
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
Walgreens #10642 - Lee - (5.9 mi)
Of Rt 125 & Rt 4
91 Calef Hwy
Lee NH 03861
(603) 868-1783
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walgreens #3520 - Rochester - (6.9 mi)
South Main & Columbus Avenue
104 S Main St
Rochester NH 03867
(603) 332-9360
Price: Cost at Walgreens locations: $14.99
Walmart Newington Store - (7 mi)
Photo Center
2200 Woodbury Ave
Newington NH 03801
Price: Cost at Walmart locations: $7.44
CVS #2197 - Rochester - (7.9 mi)
Photo Center
301 N. Main St
Rochester NH 03867
(603) 332-6497
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99
CVS #846 - Portsmouth - (9.5 mi)
Photo Center
674 Islington Street
Portsmouth NH 03801
(603) 431-0234
Price: Cost at CVS locations: $14.99

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